[ UK /sɐtˈɪɹɪkli/ ]
  1. in a satirical manner
    she spoke satirically
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How To Use satirically In A Sentence

  • Nothing is achieved when writing ironically or satirically by telling the reader through an "emoticon", that the preceding posting was meant to be to be a wry comment and that the reader should be amused. Even the criminals won't file denuncias
  • Perhaps, too, the academic environment is just too rarefied, too unrelated to a recognisable outside world, to be satirically relevant.
  • With an affectionate gaze at his sober colleague, the prudent maidservant removes the wine-bottle, while a trumpeter at the door satirically sounds the reveille.
  • The story might be interpreted in many ways -- religiously, as meaning that spiritual insolence starts all human separations; irreligiously, as meaning that the inhuman heavens grudge man his magnificent dream; or merely satirically as suggesting that all attempts to reach a higher agreement always end in more disagreement than there was before. Utopia of Usurers and Other Essays
  • Alexander Pope was satirically dismissive in a memorable couplet: 'On painted ceilings you devoutly stare/ Where sprawl the saints of Verrio and Laguerre.'
  • II. i.195 (251,4) [usurer's chain] I know not whether the _chain_ was, in our authour's time, the common ornament of wealthy citizens, or whether he satirically uses _usurer_ and _alderman_ as synonymous terms. Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies
  • IV. iii.41 (352,6) To the April day again] That is, _to the wedding day_, called by the poet, satirically, _April day_, or _fool's day_. Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies
  • They concern themselves with the real world and address its problems, satirically or self-deprecatingly.
  • Then your soul writhed in derision, you scoffed at that which you had held to be the nobility of the soul, and you minced words satirically over the exquisiteness of the type which we have evolved. The Kempton-Wace Letters
  • If she had only known which was the real one; she felt at times that his garrulity was a blind -- that he watched her almost satirically whilst he talked. The Wooden Horse
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